⭐ 18 June, 2024 – How to create healing stories for distressed children – An online masterclass in devising therapeutic metaphors

CPD Event title: How to create healing stories for distressed children – An online masterclass in devising therapeutic metaphors

Brief Description Of Event: This inspiring online training day gives you powerful, non-intrusive ways to help distressed young people – and others – overcome difficulties in their lives – the skills you will learn can also be used with adults.

Learning Objectives: What will you learn A clear understanding of how to address emotional issues in children Simple ways to calm and relax children – “it’s the way you tell ‘em” Tips for igniting your own imagination and creativity How to ‘think metaphor’ to find the right one for each situation A step-by-step guide to creating your own stories – the 6 steps for creating short stories with metaphors specifically tailored to quickly bring about positive psychological changes in children and young people Breathing life into inanimate objects and taking inspiration from nature – how to tune into your metaphorical mind Valuable experience in creating your own therapeutic story from scratch How to use your stories and metaphors The importance of paying attention to the words children use when telling you something Case histories which illustrate the effectiveness and flexibility of stories – and show why they are such powerful therapeutic tools, even with difficult cases How to find your own metaphors and connect them emotionally to distressing situations Using embedded suggestions in stories – exercise Different ways to use therapeutic stories, such as those in Pamela’s acclaimed Brighter Little Minds series, to develop emotional literacy The importance of incorporating all of our senses How to adapt stories to use with adolescents and adults Tips for thinking creatively ‘on your feet’ to come up with suitable metaphors and ideas there and then in the moment Flexible skills that can easily be adapted to working with adults Why subtly entwining a child’s interests into a story makes its impact stronger How to introduce a story or therapeutic metaphor naturally into your conversation Feedback on the story you create and time to ask questions of the tutor – a highly experienced and creative psychotherapist who has spent decades working therapeutically with distressed children and young people A greater appreciation of the subtle power of metaphor, imagination and embedded suggestions and how to use them to help the young people you care for Increased confidence in creating and telling therapeutic stories yourself A variety of story examples and ‘scripts’ Lots of new ideas from Pamela Woodford’s ‘treasure chest of healing spells’ to spark your own creativity Tips for improving your own storytelling abilities and more…

Course Structure: Course Programme The ‘How to create healing stories for distressed children’ live online workshop starts at 9.15am and runs until 4.00pm. (GMT).
9.15am Join the Zoom meeting
9.30am What can go wrong for children? How stories can help
11.00am Comfort break and discussion
11.10am Using metaphor, relaxation, imagination and embedded suggestions
1.00pm Lunch break
1.40pm Setting the scene and creating the story
3.10pm Comfort break and discussion
3.20pm Sharing the stories you have created Each group reads or tells their new story and the larger workshop group suggests what condition/s they think it might be useful for – a wonderful opportunity to gain further ideas while consolidating your learning More tips for engaging storytelling Q & A session A story to finish – if we have time!
4.00pm Day ends

Date of event: Jun 18, 2024

Duration of Event: 1 days

Venue for event:

Name of trainer: Human Givens College

Tel bookings: 01323 811690

Email bookings: info@humangivens.com

Website: www.humangivens.com/college/how-to-create-healing-stories-for-children-live-online-training/

Maximum number of participants:

Cost of Course: £145

Cost for NCH members: £130.50

How to claim discount: Enjoy 10% OFF with discount code NCH10

Additional information/requirements: Accredited CPD Certificate Recording included Pay in 3 interest-free payments with PayPal Live tutor Q&A The Zoom link will be sent to you (technical support is also available)